MTV Launches Live Music Show with Multi-Camera, Multi-Stream Television and Web Content

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By Howard Carder When MTV and Comedy Central decided to produce their first live music show after more than 20 years, they conceived it to be something energetic, exciting and available for today’s totally mobile and connected young audience. In early 2016, MTV contacted world-renowned live production company Done + Dusted and shared their idea … Read more…

Perimeter Institute Showcases Scientific Research with Live and On-Demand Video

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By Heather Halsey Perimeter Institute is the world’s largest hub of theoretical physics research, training, and educational outreach. Since its founding in 1999, the Institute has been dedicated to sharing the wonder and power of science with the world. A vital way it does so is by recording and sharing hundreds of scientific lectures, including … Read more…

Japan’s AbemaTV Uses NDI™ to Unify Studios, Control Rooms, Editing Suites

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Major Japanese Internet broadcaster is using NewTek TriCaster® and TalkShow®—along with NDI networking—to create a fresh, distinctive streaming media experience By Claudia Kienzle TOKYO, JAPAN With the goal of making Internet TV an integral part of daily life—and one that viewers regularly watch in the course of their day—AbemaTV began delivering over 20 innovative, content-rich … Read more…

American Cancer Society Reaches 250,000 Viewers On Facebook Live

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By Brian Leopold The American Cancer Society was founded in 1913, and since then, the ACS has funded 47 Nobel Prize winning scientists. Since its inception, the ACS has always focused on making use of the latest technological tools, and that forward tech-focus extends beyond the research laboratory, to the way the ACS communicates their … Read more…

Indonesian Telecom Company Drones Up Innovative Live Video Event

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By Howard Carder Indonesian mobile phone network provider, Telkomsel, was searching for a creative and memorable way to demonstrate their nationwide 4G coverage. As a testament to the strength of their network, Telkomsel wanted to host some type of non-traditional, real-time event based on solid-bandwidth mobile technology that was also interesting, fun and memorable. No … Read more…

Vest-Pocket Live Sports Production Truck Packs Powerful Punch

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By Brian Leopold Once upon a time, television production trucks were like cruise ships on wheels. They pulled into a sporting event, swaggering with self-importance; fifty feet of gleaming metal pulled behind a pavement-buckling Peterbilt that belched diesel smoke and deafened every innocent bystander within a mile’s radius. Once parked, these production trailers began unloading thousands … Read more…

Kansas Church Expands Worship Community With Streaming Technology

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By Jen Lynch Through the power of video, CrossPoint Church in Hutchinson, Kansas has connected nearly a dozen church campuses across the state with professional HD video productions of weekly worship messages. With churches around the country facing closures due to shrinking budgets, CrossPoint is enabling churches on the verge of shuttering their doors to … Read more…

NewTek Connect Pro Turns Multiple Matte, Fill, & Audio Sources Into One NDI Stream

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By Ned Soseman Jon Raidel is based in Los Angeles, CA working for the NFL Network as Manager of Technical Operations. Now in his third year with the NFL, Jon was ultimately brought on board full-time because of his expert-level knowledge of NewTek’s TriCaster system. The facility purchased a TriCaster 8000 with the Advanced Edition … Read more…

NDI Magic Inside the Production Truck Lets Graphics Operator Stay Home, 120 Miles Away

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By: Brian Leopold Rob Moser could be in trouble. He’s working on the TV crew for tonight’s United Soccer League match between the Pittsburgh Riverhounds and FC Montreal, it’s three minutes to game time, and Moser is still in his kitchen. Worse yet, he lives more than 120 miles from the soccer venue. But Moser … Read more…

CBS Radio Baltimore Powers New Performance Space with TriCaster 8000

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Radio + Television Business Report recently covered CBS Radio Baltimore’s debut of a new live performance space for their radio stations.  Dubbed the “Up Close Performance Studio,”  (UCPS) the new venue is used to boost listener engagement and help grow the audiences for the stations in the group.  The studio also expands the group’s business … Read more…